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Washington Regional Medical Center is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1.
Owen Diaz alleges that his co-workers at a Tesla factory in California told him to ‘go back to Africa’ and called him racist epithets.
Amazon will face charges it illegally fired two tech workers, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, who were outspoken critics of its climate policies and labor practices.
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 701, which takes effect in the new year, into law on Wednesday. The law aims to address the impact of quotas on worker injuries and health.
New York City passed measures to improve working conditions and set minimum pay for people who deliver for companies like Grubhub, DoorDash and Uber Eats.
Starbucks is pushing for a marketwide vote because it wants to be inclusive, said Reggie Borges, a spokesman for the company. He said that workers often pick up shifts at different locations within regions, so any one store’s action would affect others.
The iPhone maker will give $1,000 to retail staff hired before March 31, while anyone who joined after that date will receive $500, according to people familiar with the situation.
The new virtual-care program is aimed at combating health disparities among African American workers that taps into companies’ employee affinity groups.